Accenture / ABSU

Accenture / Accenture for Business Services Unit (ABSU) - Vancouver offices - 75,000 square feet

Client's need:
To consolidate the Accenture and ABSU offices into one building incorporating Accenture Inc.'s planning standards

Design challenge:
To maximize space utilization, create a fresh new environment and meet an accelerated project completion schedule.

DH Designs' solution:
Working with the Accenture worldwide corporate real estate team, Steelcase Workplace Services and Heritage Office Furniture, DH Designs created a space that

  • maximized use of all available space on each floor;
  • created an environment consistent with the international image of Accenture;
  • reflected the west coast location of the office with the use of natural materials and colours;
  • uses colours to give each floor a unique identifier while remaining consistent with the overall theme;
  • applied maximum design impact in the main reception area creating a multifunctional space that can change from day to day meeting functions into a larger space to accommodate receptions and other special events.

Accenture Inc.

General Contractor:
Rae Brothers Ltd.

Project Management:
MHPM Project Managers Inc.

Prism Engineering

Steelcase / Heritage Office Furniture

Ed White Photographics


Main Reception Desk

Reception looking into Boardroom

Reception area through Boardroom doors

Staff lounge and multipurpose rooms

General open office

Private office detail